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Save the Children,UNICEF, United Nations Children's Fund
According to this new report, released by Save the Children and UNICEF, the continued conflict and humanitarian crisis in Syria are pushing an ever growing number of children into an often exploitative labour market.
The risk of a “lost generation” of Syrian children has reached critical proportions as children drop out of school to work and contribute to family livelihoods, putting their physical and psychological wellbeing at risk.
UNICEF and Save the Children call on partners, governments, civil society, the international community and members of the No Lost Generation Initiative to embark on a series of measures to address child labour inside Syria and in the host countries affected by the humanitarian crisis:
Child protection in emergencies